Wishes and Horses for Africa

Commentary, Environment, Paul Driessen

“I would promote wind for power, not damming more rivers,” says actor Ed Begley, Jr. It’s low-cost, renewable, inexhaustible, eco-friendly and emits no greenhouse gases. If banks and energy companies financed wind energy projects, they’d help protect wildlife and habitats, …

Eco-imperialism Won’t Save the Environment

Commentary, Environment, Robert Sopuck

Mr. Driessen calls this “eco-imperialism,” an effective term that appeals to the disdain for the domination of vulnerable or weak societies by the more powerful. This resonates with rural Canadians, especially those engaged in the fur trade and commercial forestry, some of whom are the chief victims of this sort of arrogance.